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Why you'll love this venue

  • Diverse indoor/outdoor versatile function spaces with a unique backdrop for any occasion, river and city views.
  • Live entertainments and other fun activities in the venue.
  • Great selection of food and drinks.
A warm, inviting indoor and outdoor beer house right on the Yarra River with views flowing to the city skyline. Specialising in heritage, premium CUB and guest beers, there's an extensive variety of 17 draught beers on tap and is also one of only a handful of venues in Australia to offer Brewery Fresh Carlton Draught from copper Duo Tanks. At the heart of the kitchen is our unique charcoal oven that our chefs draw their cocktail menu inspiration from. Whether it’s hosting your annual conference lunch, celebrating the EOFY with Colleagues or a relaxed client networking event, we have you covered.

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On-Site Parking
Outdoor Space
Smoking Area

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March 17, 2024

4.5/5. Delicious juicy schnitzel with a side of pepper and mushroom gravy. Chips are crispy. Portion size is good. Loads of seating inside and out. The indoor terrace spots are lovely to sit and watch life on the Yarra. On the more pricey side - $40 for a schnitzel with gravy and a large coke. But delicious.

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Matthew Edmunds

February 17, 2024

Great place for a drink but wouldn’t ever eat here again. A 20 minute wait for food turned into an hour on a lunch service. Food bad quality even when paying for extras (bacon/cheese). Bread on the stale side, lumps of burger cheese on a steak sanga after forgetting cheese first time round. Bar Staff where helpful in the forgetting of the cheese. This is bottom end quality of food and would not return. Feel sorry for the bar staff having to deal with the issues as can clearly see other complaining.

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Em Pag

November 12, 2023

We enjoyed the foods so much, so delicious and good presentation! The view is so great 😄, thank you Zac for good service and hospitality. We definitely come back!!!

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December 29, 2023

Had to wait 30 minutes for the food and the restaurant was not even that full. The vegan steak burger was charred and burnt, had to pick out the charred parts to eat it (see picture). Also ordered Tuesday special Chicken Parma but was bland and tasteless. Chicken burger also had no sauce and was served cold. One star for the fries. Not worth the price.

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August 31, 2023

Nice pub fare with great river views. Really cool airy interior and lovely, friendly, and attentive staff. Got the $20 lunch specials on Monday (chicken burger) and Thursday (steak sandwich). Both were quite good, but both needed just a bit more sauce. Quality of ingredients was good. Shoestring fries are hot, crisp, and just so good! Would love more of that red seasoning, but that's just me. Request for ketchup with chips accomodated with no charge.

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PricingFrom $16,500

Event Types

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